Stephanie L. O’Brien

Estate Planning - Probate - Probate Litigation - Guardianships -General Civil Litigation

Stephanie L. O’Brien

Estate Planning - Probate - Probate Litigation - Guardianships -General Civil Litigation



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    Stephanie L. O’Brien is a skilled trial attorney with extensive experience litigating civil matters related to contracts, business disputes, probate matters (wills, trusts, guardianships, and adoptions), and real property.  In addition to her litigation experience, Stephanie has honed her knowledge and skills as an experienced transactional and estate planning attorney (having drafted countless wills, trusts, LLCs, assets protection trusts, investment agreements, etc.).

    Having focused on these core areas since the beginning of her legal career, Stephanie is well versed in litigating matters related to her practice areas and is also skilled in drafting contracts, business agreements, and estate planning documents that achieve her clients’ objectives while reducing their exposure to future litigation.

    In 2008, Ms. O’Brien practiced law in Las Vegas, Nevada at a boutique estate planning, guardianship and probate litigation firm. Since 2009, Stephanie has built a reputable and focused practice in Utah County. As a litigator, Stephanie has gained a reputation for being aggressive (when necessary), professional, and effective in bringing matters to resolution (whether through trial or settlement). Stephanie is a mother to two beautiful children and enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her loved ones.

    Practice areas

    • Civil Litigation
    • Probate Litigation
    • Adoption Litigation
    • Contracts
    • Probate
    • Guardianships and Conservatorships
    • Estate Planning
    • Real Property

    Bar admissions

    • Utah, 2009
    • Nevada, 2008
    • U.S. District Court, District of Utah


    • CALI Excellence Award in Estate Planning

    Professional associations

    • Utah State Bar Association
    • Utah County Bar Association
    • Wasatch Front Inn of Transactional Counsel
    • Nevada State Bar Association
    • Utah State Bar Litigation Section
    • Women Lawyers of Utah


    J.D., University of Utah, SJ Quinney College of Law, 2008

    o   Vice President, Women’s Law Caucus

    B.S., Legal Studies, Utah Valley University, 2005